—(1) There shall be established a body, to be known as the Singapore Nursing Board, which shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal.
(2) The Board shall consist of the following members:
the Director of Medical Services or his representative;
the Director-General of Education or his representative;
the Chief Nursing Officer; and
14 other members to be appointed by the Minister, of whom at least —
9 shall be registered or enrolled nurses with at least 5 years’ experience in the practice of nursing; and
2 shall be registered midwives with at least 5 years’ experience in the practice of midwifery.
(3) Only a citizen or permanent resident of Singapore may be appointed as a member.
(4) An appointed member shall hold office for a term of 3 years or such shorter period as the Minister may in any case determine, and shall be eligible for reappointment at the expiration of his term of office.